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Nat Osborn Band at Silk Mill

February 15, 2013

Harmony Presents The Nat Osborn Band (funk) at The Boiler Room in the Hawley Silk Mill, 7:30pm. BYOB. Visit or call 570/588-8077.

Boxing by the Lake

February 2, 2013

Lake Region Fitness presents Boxing by the Lake 2 at Wallenpaupack High School, 7pm. Floor seats $35, bleacher seats $20. 570/390-4496.

Family Watercolors at Sunset Workshop

February 23, 2013

At PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center, 5:30-7pm. For children ages 6 and up. Space is limited to the first 25 registrants. Register: 570/253-7001 or email

Family ice fishing program

February 9, 2013

This program provides information and instruction on Pennsylvania fishes, basic ice fishing skills, regulations and ice safety at the PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center, 10am-1pm. Free. Fishing licenses not required. Registration required, limited to 40: 570/253-7001 or email

Hawley tax abatement workshop

The proposal to designate parts of the Borough of Hawley as “distressed” will get another public airing at a workshop scheduled by the borough council to be held on January 30 at 7 p.m. at the Hawley Fire Hall on Columbus Avenue.

Investors in the Hawley Silk Mill have been advocating that part of the borough be designated as distressed in order for companies in the borough to take advantage of tax incentives through the state Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance (LERTA) program.  Read more

Hawley council considers eight miles of trails; Courting outdoor recreation

The Hawley Borough Council voted on January 9 to assume the role of applicant and grant writer for three trails that would wind through the town and into the Lake Wallenpaupack area.

An extensive presentation was made by Sue Currier, executive director of the Delaware Highlands Conservancy, who explained the long-range plan, currently in the development stage, which would include trails covering an eight-mile expanse.  Read more

Quit smoking course

February 6, 2013
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March 6, 2013

Penn State Extension in Pike County will hold the first of 5 weekly sessions of a free Quit Smoking Course, 3–4pm; Pocono Lake Region Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center. The group will meet for 5 consecutive Wednesdays. Pre-registration is required. Nicotine patches available while supplies last. Individual counseling and group sessions available by appointment; call 570-296-3400 or 570-253-5970, ext 4110 or e-mail

Hearts and Hammers for Habitat

February 22, 2013

Dinner dance and benefit for Habitat for Humanity of Wayne County, PA at Ehrhardt's Waterfront Resort, 6-11pm. Tickets: $45 each or $400 for table of 10. Visit or call 570/253-3362 ext. 1115, 253-4191, 253-4345, 470-0022, or 251-8353.

‘Distressed’ Hawley designation makes Cozza ‘walk’

Lines were drawn and battles were waged to the point where an incensed Hawley Planning Commission member stormed out of the meeting on January 1 amid angry words from the public and the commission. While the fiscal cliff in Washington was averted New Year’s Eve, and still with unanswered questions, Hawley seems poised on its own fiscal cliff, with no answers in the foreseeable future.  Read more

Herbal Medicine Making Class & Workshop

January 19, 2013

Learn how to make herbal medicine preparations at home, about herb selection and formulating and about dosage and safety at Northern Light Natural Foods, 1pm. or 570/226-5858.

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